Dumb & Dumber Movie Review

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Dustin Johnson
Dr. Pen Pearson
English 201
20 September 2010
Lloyd Christmas is a limo driver. The movie begins when Lloyd gets in the back of his limo and rolls down the window to ask a woman a question.
Lloyd, “Excuse me. Could you tell me how to get to the medical school? I'm supposed to be giving a lecture in 20 minutes, and my driver's a bit lost.”
Lady at bus stop, “You go straight ahead and make a left over the bridge.”
Lloyd, “That's a lovely accent you have. New Jersey?”
Lady at bus stop, “Austria.”
Lloyd, “Austria! Well, then. G'day mate! Let's put another shrimp on the barbie!”
Lady at the bus stop, “Lets not.”
Dumb & Dumber is one of the funniest films ever made. Harry Dunne (Jeff Daniels) and Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey) are the two main characters in the movie. If they each had half a brain, together they would still only have half a brain. Every day for Lloyd and Harry is a no brainer. The movie Dumb & Dumber was written by Peter Farrelly & Bennett Yellin in 1994.

What makes a film like Dumb & Dumber stronger than current comedies like Old School is that the plot is never overstretched; everything in Dumb & Dumber seems to have the possibility of actually happening, or isn’t major enough to affect the plot in any way.

Lloyd and Harry are very lovable and friendly, but very stupid friends, who struggle with every aspect of life. Working as a limo driver, Lloyd drops off the beautiful Mary at the airport and instantly falls in love with her. Watching Mary through a window, Lloyd witnesses her leave her case behind. Grabbing her case, Lloyd is too late to reach her and falls off the Jetway again, but soon thinks of the next best thing. Dragging Harry with him, Lloyd heads off to Aspen to deliver the case to her personally. However, Mary isn't the only person after the case, as pair of criminals are after the same case too.

Harry and Lloyd are two brainless buddies who try to return a suitcase full of money to its...
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